1. Lig: Göztepe draws 0-0 with Gençlerbirliği on Friday

İZMIR. Göztepe 0-0 Gençlerbirliği played out a goalless draw.


İZMIR. Göztepe 0-0 Gençlerbirliği didn’t manage to score any goal on Friday. Göztepe couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Göztepe Gürsel Aksel Stadı (İzmir) stadium in İzmir on Friday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Oğuzhan Çakır who was helped by Oğuz Kağan Çalışır and Mehmet Ali Akkor. The 4th official was Süleyman Soyutürk. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 26 degrees Celsius or 78.75 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 65%.​

Match Statistics

Göztepe was in firm control of the ball 60% while Gençlerbirliği was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Göztepe was more aggressive with 72 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 2 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Göztepe to win the match​.

Göztepe shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Gençlerbirliği shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.


Göztepe received 4 yellow cards (E. Ortakaya, R. Palmer, D. Arslanagic and ). On the opposite side, Gençlerbirliği received 1 yellow card (O. Belyaev).

After playing this match, Göztepe will have 4 points like Gençlerbirliği, Keçiörengücü and Boluspor to stay in the 10th place. On the other side, Gençlerbirliği will have 4 points like Keçiörengücü, Boluspor and Göztepe to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 36'

    E. Ortakaya

  • 46'

    D. Tijanic

    U. Yildiz

  • 46'

    Y. Husamettin

    I. Atanga

  • 63'

    R. Palmer

  • 64'

    E. Colak

    R. Palmer

  • 78'

    E. Gedik

    Y. Kayan

  • 84'

    M. Kabasakal

    S. Eralp

  • 86'

    G. Altiparmak

    A. A. Tuzcu

  • 90'

    O. Belyaev

  • 90'

    E. Ozkayimoglu

    M. Kesik

  • 90'

    O. Belyaev

    A. Aktas

  • 90'

    D. Arslanagic

  • 90'

    M. Mert

Next match

In the upcoming 1. Lig match, Göztepe will play away with Boluspor on the 9th of September with a 5-4 head to head statistic in favor of Göztepe (1 draw).

Gençlerbirliği will host Tuzlaspor on the 10th of September with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Tuzlaspor (0 draws).

Göztepe: Formation and Lineups

Göztepe started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Turgay Altay chose to play with the following team: E. Kılıçarslan, İ. Köybaşı, D. Arslanagić, U. Yıldız, E. Ortakaya, Y. Öztekin, Y. Kayan, M. Kesik, R. Palmer, I. Atanga and K. Mamah.


Göztepe made 5 changes: U. Yildiz for D. Tijanic (46′), I. Atanga for Y. Husamettin (46′), R. Palmer for E. Colak (64′), Y. Kayan for E. Gedik (78′) and M. Kesik for E. Ozkayimoglu (90′).

Gençlerbirliği: Formation and Lineups

Gençlerbirliği started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

On the opposite side, Metin Diyadin played with: Ü. Adıyaman, M. Kula, G. Gül, M. Mert, M. Şahindere, D. Grechyshkin, B. Alıcı, S. Eralp, A. Aktaş, A. Tuzcu and İ. Karakaş.


Gençlerbirliği made 3 changes: S. Eralp for M. Kabasakal (84′), A. A. Tuzcu for G. Altiparmak (86′) and A. Aktas for O. Belyaev (90′).

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